Who is the judge in the Freddie Gray hearing?

Judge Barry Glenn Williams has overseen trials and hearings in the Freddie Gray case. But who is he?

Barry Glenn Williams has been an Associate Judge with the Baltimore City Circuit Court since December 2005. He has overseen several trials and hearings in the Freddie Gray case.

Here's more about the judge: 

Barry Glenn Williams

Age: 53

Title: Associate judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court, since December 2005

Career highlights: Led court's criminal division from 2012 until January. Chaired Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for Baltimore, 2012-2014. Special litigation counsel for the civil rights division of the U.S. Justice Department, 2002-2005. Trial attorney in the civil rights division of the U.S. Department of Justice, 1997-2002. Assistant state's attorney in Baltimore, 1989-1997

Education: Bachelor's degree in history from the University of Virginia, law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law

Read more about Williams from the State of Maryland's archives.

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